Playtime is Important Time for Children

Play is an important part of growing up healthy. It contributes to the social, emotional, cognitive and physical well-being of children. The American Academy of Pediatrics has expressed concern that when academic achievement is emphasized over recess and regular physical activity, children living in poverty may have the most to lose.PositiveTip: Participate in playful, physical…

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Parental Connectedness: The Super Protector

This is the third a series of blogs about parent-child connectedness.At the core of a happy family are parents and children, connected to one another in a way that is mutually satisfying, pleasing and enduring. This elusive quality is parent-child connectedness.Parent-child connectedness has gone by (and probably will continue to) many other names: mutual attachment,…

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